Laura D. Adams
Personal Finance Expert, Host of Money Girl Podcast

Laura Adams is a personal finance expert and author of the award-winning book Money Girl’s Smart Moves to Grow Rich. She hosts the top-rated Money Girl podcast on iTunes and with over 36 million downloads. Laura is a frequent personal finance contributor on FOX News, FOX Business, and The Huffington Post. Her advice has been featured on NBC News, in USA Today, U.S. News and World Report, Time, Consumer Reports, and many other media outlets.


Laura’s passion is making personal finance easy to understand. Millions of readers, podcast listeners, and students benefit from smart, friendly, and down-to-earth financial guidance. She is a web entrepreneur and former corporate trainer who is requested for keynote speeches, conferences, educational events, and corporate workshops. She graduated from The University of the South and received an MBA from the University of Florida.

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Graduating college is a momentous achievement. But once the diploma is awarded and the parties are what? What's the next step? How do we bridge the gap between our college days and the "real world"? That's where the experts at Quick and Dirty Tips come in. Their wisdom and experience will turn your uncertainty into confidence, your ineptitude into skill, and your questions into answers.

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Money Girl's Post-Graduation Survival GuideSet Yourself Up for Financial Success
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Tired of worrying about your financial situation but aren't sure what to do or where to start? Stop stressing! No matter how much you earn (or how much you owe) you can take control of your money—and it won't be nearly as hard as you think.

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Whether you're learning the quickest way to improve your credit score or the seven essential tips for preventing identity theft, you'll be surprised—and relieved—at just how doable it all is. Chock-full of quick and dirty tips that explain what you need to know without bogging you down with what you don't, Money Girl's Smart Moves to Grow Rich will ensure you have the kind of life you want and the future you've always dreamed of.

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Getting out of debt might seem overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be—no matter how much you owe. Laura has come up with a 10-step plan to guide you through the smart moves you need to get rid of your debt for good.

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Laura's 10 steps will give you the guidance you need to deal with all kinds of debt, from credit card and medical bills, to mortgages and car loans. She'll help you assess your current financial situation and create a personalized plan you can live with.

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Money Girl's Guide to Retirement PlanningSuccessful Strategies to Help You Save and Invest for a Secure Future
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Whether you're just getting started or need to take a hard look at the savings plan you currently have in place, Money Girl's Guide to Retirement Planning is the resource you need to insure security, and maybe even a little luxury, during your retirement years.

Smart Moves to Grow Rich: Become Wealthy in Spite of Yourself Good money management is often abandoned because it seems too complex and overwhelming. Learn how to easily create efficient, bulletproof systems for managing personal finances and investments so you can live a rich life.
Master Your Money: Activate a 5-Step Formula to Build Wealth and Achieve Financial Security Take control of your financial life by following 5 concrete steps. Know exactly what to do, why to do it, and in what order. Having a clear financial path allows you to make the most of your money, gain confidence, and build lasting wealth.
Healthy Credit: Smart Strategies to Build and Maintain Excellent Credit Scores Having excellent credit is critical to achieving financial success. Understand the many ways poor credit causes you to pay more, save less, and earn less than you should. Get strategies to quickly raise your credit and reap the financial rewards.
Beyond the Website: How to Use Online Marketing to Attract Raving Fans and Loyal Customers Most organizations have websites that are vastly underutilized. Learn how to create content, use social sharing, and take steps to show up at the top of the search engine results. Leverage your site to build lasting relationships with prospects and customers that increase sales.
Publish Like a Pro: How to Use Audio and Video to Accomplish Your Mission Creating compelling and useful media is the key to becoming visible online. Find out how to make content that is meaningful for your business. Learn easy ways to generate and publish audio and video that builds community, gives your organization a voice, and increases business success.

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Praise for Money Girl's Smart Moves to Grow Rich
Adams's peppy tone and highly organized, sensible advice deliver a clear-cut plan for financial literacy.
-Publishers Weekly

Whatever your financial goals, Money Girl's Smart Moves to Grow Rich will help.
-Fred Brock, former New York Times columnist and author of the bestselling Retire on Less Than You Think